Area News

Shirley Ann Austin Jensen

Shirley Ann Austin Jensen, 82, of Newburgh, IN died Monday, December 2, 2019 at the Evansville Protestant Home. She was born on March 12, 1937 in Elizabethtown, IL to the late Kenneth and Virginia (Winters) Austin. She was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death…

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Obituary of E. Scott Cornell

Errol Scott Cornell was born on January 15, 1947 in Harrisburg, Illinois and died in late November 2019 in Colorado. His parents were James A. and Nadine Cornell (former Rosiclare residents). He was retired from the Larimer County Engineering Department in Fort Collins, Colorado and had earned a B.S. degree in Zoology from Colorado State…

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Lady Cougars’ season underway; First home game Dec. 10

LADY COUGARS – High School Girls Basketball, front row, left to right: Shayna Hobbs, Madi Mott, Halle Wallace. Middle: Nyssa Mills and Arin Hicks. Back row: Ava Bishop, Makayla Rose, Hallie Holbrook, Emma Mott, Jaidan Fowler, and Jadrian Wright. Coached by Garison Mott (not pictured). — photo furnished by the Dollar Saver. TO BE PUBLISHED…

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Sherrie L. Crabb appointed to newly-formed State Youth Budget Commission

Effective December 3, 2019, Governor Pritzker appointed CEO of Family Counseling Center, Inc. Sherrie L. Crabb to the new Youth Budget Commission. Her role will specifically be to represent an organization that has expertise in the needs of low-income youth for a three-year term. Per the State Commissions website, the Youth Budget Commission is intended…

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Christmas Calendar of Events

A collaborative free Christmas Concert at SIC Dec. 8 Christmas music is in the air at Southeastern Illinois College as the SIC Concert Choir and the SIC Community Chorus prepare for A Collaborative Christmas concert. Joining SIC this year are special guests the Harrisburg High School Band and the HHS Jazz Band. The concert is…

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Loraine “Lorene” Welchel

Loraine “Lorene” Welchel, 99, of Rosiclare, IL died Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at her home in Rosiclare, IL. She was a member of Rosiclare First Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Cleoma (Wendell) Robinson of Rosiclare, IL; grandchildren, Cathy Barnard, Lisa Oxford, Rhonda Shore, and Kevin Baldwin all of Rosiclare, IL; brothers, Paul (Margaret) Hayden…

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Jr. High Lady Cougars season underway

The Jr. High Lady Cougars basketball season is underway. The team is coached by Kristina Winters. The girls have already played several games so far. The girls play at home this Thursday, November 21. Come out and cheer them on! The team is pictured above, front row, left to right: Gabriela Bragdon, Rylie Hall, Riley…

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